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Re: Fix for script magic.

From: Tom Tromey
Subject: Re: Fix for script magic.
Date: 01 Nov 2000 11:14:07 -0700

Pavel> --------------------
Pavel> If you omit the space before the path, then 4.2BSD based systems
Pavel> (such as Sequent DYNIX) will ignore the line, because they interpret
Pavel> `#! /' as a 4-byte magic number.
Pavel> --------------------

Reliable sources tell me that this is a myth albeit a pretty one.  I
believe that no such system ever had this constraint.  One of the
Gnitsers tested this on a Sequent DYNIX box a few years ago.


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